Exclusive: Ancelotti confirmed talks with national team

Former Real Madrid and Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti is in pole position to become the new Croatia boss, sources have confirmed Calciomercato.com. Former manager Ante Kakic was axed from his position at the helm of affairs at the Croatian national side following the draw against Finland. It was Zlatko Dalic who took over the reins for the game against Ukraine.

Reports in Italy revealed this morning that Ancelotti is in talks with the Croatian football federation and sources have confirmed Calciomercato.com that talks between the two parties are ongoing .If Croatia do win their play-off, Carlo Ancelotti will become a real possibility. There’s a consensus among many that he is the man to take the country forward, with Luka Modric already eager to work under him during the campaign in Russia next year.

The Real Madrid superstar has already handed an approval for the same to the Croatian Football federation. It is believed that negotiations have already started, with both parties okay with going ahead with a possible deal.